General Reference

Academic OneFile
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This comprehensive periodical resource contains full-text peer-reviewed content for over 10,000 manually indexed journals and reference works covering all subjects, including the full-text of The New York Times back to 1995 and NPR, CNN & CBC transcripts and podcasts. 

Academic OneFile Select
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This resource for academic research covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences, and integrates the full text of publications from across the disciplines. It now also includes vocational/technical titles.

America’s News
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Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.   Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

Britannica Fundamentals
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An interactive learning environment for ages 4 to 7 that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities. Includes atlas, art activities, games and learning materials, audio and video, vocabulary builders, and more.

Britannica Library
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Britannica Library contains comprehensive content for everyone from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors. Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information. Access thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites, along with a pop-up Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus. Content is updated daily with at least 1,200 new and revised articles and media per month. 

Britannica Library: Children
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Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, the web’s best sites, primary sources,  Ebooks, and more. Geared for elementary school age children.

Britannica Library: Reference Center
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Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web’s Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review.  Geared for high school age and up.

Britannica Library: Young Adults
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Choose from a variety of content types, including articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, the web’s best sites, primary sources,  Ebooks, and more. Geared for middle school students and younger teens.

Business Collection
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Use this database to search nearly 4,000 leading business & trade publications including content from Predicasts Overview of Markets & Technology (PROMT), as well as international company profiles and all business and management topics.

Elementary: Gale in Context
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Search magazines & reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This database is designed for students in kindergarten through grade five.

General OneFile
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A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

High School Edition: Gale OneFile
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Designed for students, this database provides access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. Find audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

Middle School: Gale in Context
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Research In Context is a cross-disciplinary search  designed for students in grades 6 to 8.  It spans literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history to support middle school assignments and coursework.

Opposing Viewpoints: Gale in Context
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A one-stop source for information on today’s hottest social issues. The Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, as well as links to websites.

Power Search
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Search across multiple databases. Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.

Research Companion
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ProQuest Research Companion is a new, intuitive, self-guided tool written by writing instructors and librarians, designed to enhance information literacy, writing, and research skills in libraries and online learning environments.